Paleo Joe- Fossil Fish of Wyoming – May 20, 2016- Blasdell, NY

Penn Dixie is featuring Paleo Joe discussing the Fossil Fish of Wyoming on May 20 at 7pm at the Gateway Building Auditorium, 3556 Lake Shore Road, Blasdell. $5, free for members.

50 Million Years ago an ancient Lost Lake existed in what is now Southwestern Wyoming. Since it’s discovery in the 1870’s more that one million perfectly preserved fish have been recovered. Preserved with the fish in laminated limestone is a complete aquatic ecosystem including plants, insects, crustaceans (shrimp and crayfish) amphibians (frogs and a primitive salamander).

 

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